COI Applicability

Form Use:

Form 15.01.03- Disclosure of Financial Interests Related to Federal and Other Sponsored Projects Adopting the Federal Requirements
The 15.01.03 FCOI form is required for contract and grant proposals being submitted to:

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): which include these types of proposals/disclosures:
    • New
    • Renewal
    • Resubmission
    • Continuation
    • Competitive Supplement
    • Change of Principal Investigator
    • Adding a Researcher to the Project
    • Subaward
    • SBIR – Small Business Innovation Research
    • STTR – Small Business Technology Transfer
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): 8 agencies within DHHS, including NIH, require the 15.0103 form. Those DHHS agencies are:
    1. AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    2. ATSDR – Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    3. CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    4. FDA – Food and Drug Administration
    5. HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration
    6. IHS – Indian Health Service
    7. NIH – National Institutes of Health
    8. SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • National Science Foundation (NSF): which include these types of proposals/disclosures:
    • New
    • Renewal
    • Change of Principal Investigator
    • Adding a Researcher to the Project
  • American Cancer Society (ACS): For Research Scholars; which includes these types of proposals/disclosures:
    • New
    • Resubmission
    • Change of Principal Investigator
    • Add Researcher to the Project
  • American Heart Association (AHA): South Central and National; which includes these types of proposals/disclosures:
    • New
    • Resubmission
    • Change of Principal Investigator
    • Add Researcher to the Project
  • Subawards:
    • Applies to entities with funds originating from all agencies mentioned above; NIH, the 8 DHHS agencies, NSF, and AHA.

Please Note: The receiving entity is required to supply assurances that will allow the University to comply with NIH, NSF, some DHHS agencies,  and AHA regulations.

Form Submitted:

The Form 15.0103 must be completed and submitted with the funding proposal to the appropriate reviewing office:

  • OCGA – Office of Contract and Grant Administration; Campus

Please Note: An original signature is always preferred, however faxed signatures will be accepted.

Form Access:

  • PDF
  • Form Overview

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